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  • Local Scout earns Eagle award

    Slater Davidson, a senior at Memorial High School, was recently awarded the rank of Eagle Scout at a Troop 673 Court of Honor held at St. Cecelia’s Catholic Church. Slater raised over $1,000 to landscape a portion of Fulton Court, a housing complex s...
  • BSA Partners Shelterbox Mobilize for Japan Quake

    A ShelterBox Response Team (SRT) is mobilising after a massive earthquake struck Japan earlier today. The earthquake, measuring 8.9 in magnitude, triggered a tsunami that’s caused extensive damage. The latest reports coming out of Japan have shown car...
  • Scouting gives you skills for a lifetime

    In the Feb. 16 edition of the Kokomo Perspective, an extraordinary event was reported by Pat Munsey. It was a great job of reporting and was titled “Eagles soar in Russiaville.” The story reflected significant accomplishments by young men of our comm...
  • Flag flies over Washington, D.C. in honor of Rigel Turdiu

    On Feb. 14, a U.S. flag flew over the capital building in Washington, DC, in honor of Rigel Turdiu, of Boy Scout Troop 177 in Parsippany, who was awarded the rank of Eagle Scout on Dec. 11, 2010, at the Community Church in Mountain Lakes. Having earned hi...
  • Quadruplet Eagle Scouts? The odds must be crazy

    The odds of a mother having quadruplets are about one in 800,000. The odds of a Boy Scout becoming an Eagle Scout are about one in 50. Eileen Goodspeed's son, William, is both. So is her son, Patrick. Son John, as well. And don't forget about David. Yep, ...
  • Historic event at community college is tied to Boy Scouts

    Hundreds of Boy Scouts, staff members and students will be at Alamance Community College this month for an event with multiple purposes. The event is called “The American Soldier: Civil War through World War II.” It will be held on the college’s mai...
  • Boy Scouts fight against hunger begins Saturday

    Boy Scouts from Miami, Montgomery, Shelby, Darke and Preble counties will leave bags for residents to fill with non-perishable food on Saturday in the fight against hunger. A week later, scouts will retrieve the bags. Donations go to the Foodbank. A donat...
  • Scouts send soldiers popcorn

    During the 2010 Boy Scout popcorn campaign, Cub Scout Pack 141 took on a community project that not only raised funds for their group, but also benefited local soldiers from the Pembroke area. Throughout the fall, the cub scouts asked members of the Pemb...
  • Scouts learn to ‘Be Ready’

    The Bears of Pack 133 got a special treat earlier this year working on their “Be Ready!” achievement: a trip to The Colony Fire House No. 2. The “Be Ready!” achievement teaches Bear Scouts on being prepared in case of emergencies, such as a car or...
  • Boy Scouts, Red Cross Team Up for Wilderness First Aid

    A joint effort between the Red Cross and Boy Scouts of America is bringing a special first aid course to central Nebraska for the first time. The Overland Trails Council is sponsoring a "Wilderness and Remote First Aid Course" at Camp Augustine this weeke...
  • Local Boy Scouts complete Eagle service projects that benefit Discovery Coast community

    Scoutmaster Tom Sutherland is honored to announce that Owen Sutherland and Zachery Wilson, both seniors at Ilwaco High School, earned the rank of Eagle Scout with Troop 28, chartered by the Ilwaco-Long Beach Kiwanis club, on Nov. 14, 2010. Their trail to...
  • Scout Troop 38 lives up to its nickname of 'Eagle Makers'

    Boy Scout Troop 38 in East Sparta continues to live up to its local nickname "The Eagle Makers," with seven young men earning the rank of Eagle Scout this past year. The Scouts completed a variety of community project to earn this honor, which is the high...
  • Boy Scout Troop 101 to top Klondike Award with Upcoming Pancake Breakfast

    Boy Scout Troop 101 took first place for new sled design at this year’s Klondike campout! At this annual event, Boy Scouts from all over sleep in tents on the frozen ground. Aside from racing hand built sleds, perhaps the best part is earning the specia...
  • Community leaders honored by Boy Scouts

    Four community leaders were honored Saturday night at the Boy Scouts of America Cheaha District American Values Dinner at Shocco Springs. Cleve Jacobs, John Tinney, Beulah Garrett and Kenneth Scoggins were honored with the ‘Art of an Eagle’ award. T...
  • Illowa Council, Boy Scouts of America CEO gets his head shaved by Scouts

    Tom McDermott, the Illowa Council, Boy Scouts of America, CEO challenged the Rock Island and Moline area Scouts and leaders to exceed their membership goals for 2010, and if they did this they could shave his head. They did it. Having exceeded their mem...
  • Boy Scouts May Find a Career in Here

    It’s not easy to find a place you can go and, in one day, learn about everything from scuba diving to public speaking to dentistry. That is, of course, unless you’re a Boy Scout. Merit Badge University, held last Saturday at York High School in Elmhur...
  • Racing Toward Unity

    While there weren’t many surprises when it came to the Academy Awards, the Cub Scouts of Pack 168 gathered in St. Theresa’s gym that evening were shocked to see a yellow block of wood grab a win. Yes, Trumbullites, Pinewood Derby season has arrived. L...
  • Boy Scouts project seeks student input

    Boy Scouts from across the country are vying to take part in the formation of the 10,600-acre site of both the National and World Scout Jamborees in Glen Jean. The Summit Bechtel Family National Scout Reserve launched its new website early in February an...
  • Eagle Scouts give Rosalia special bond

    There is an element of trust among members of the Rosalia High School boys basketball team that runs deeper than most. Scouts’ honor. And it is rooted in the fact that five of coach Rob Hudkins seniors, all of them lifelong friends, shared the honor of ...
  • Scouts teach variety of skills

    It's been 100 years of teaching young people to make ethical and moral choices, and it hasn't gotten old yet. "Scouting is indeed alive and well in the CSRA," said Jeff Schwab, the scout executive of the Georgia-Carolina Council of Boy Scouts of America, ...

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